Press, a.s.rss_contact_email degree undervalued2017-04-28T11:01:58ZHaving a bachelor degree in Slovakia is still considered as an unfinished education. gets closer to building a Silicon Valley2017-04-27T22:34:21ZThe software company won the bid for former hospital grounds in western Bratislava. The purchase opens the way for its plans to build an R&D campus there.ĽSNS MP Stanislav Mizík charged with extremist crimes2017-04-27T14:26:41ZA police raid in his office on April 27 was followed by official charges of extremism.’s Office did not file motion to examine Bašternák’s property2017-04-27T13:56:30ZThe state body explained its inactivity with the argument that the difference between property and income established did not exceed the 1,500-multiple of the minimum wage for 2016, spokesman of the Bratislava Regional Prosecutor’s Office said. can be checked at work – but is it legal?2017-04-27T08:56:22ZThe recent scandal surrounding the parliamentary office opening and checking the post of MPs has opened the issue of postal privacy – which also concerns emails or text messages – guaranteed by the Constitution and Slovak law.'s Office makes concession, it will not open letters2017-04-27T08:08:03ZBoth the head of the Parliament's Office Daniel Guspan and Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák stand behind the Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko, denying that it was he who decided on the questionable order. MFA did not violate laws with presidency events2017-04-26T14:09:48ZThe inspection of the Public Procurement Office has not revealed any flaws, despite the criticism of former ministry employees. fined for discussion with extremist2017-04-26T13:56:49ZThe radio needs to pay €15,000 for failing to secure the impartiality of a talk show.’s office opens MPs’ letters2017-04-26T07:14:17ZOĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.šternák files complaint concerning his charge2017-04-26T06:35:26ZLadislav Bašternák, known as a crony of several top Smer politicians and charged with not paying taxes and levies, filed a complaint concerning the decision of the investigator. in Digital Garage2017-04-26T06:00:00ZMaking an online certificate – a good reason to stay on the internet. stays away from parliamentary politics2017-04-25T20:46:50ZPresident Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament. plea bargain in the bulletin-board tender yet2017-04-25T13:49:53ZSome defendants in the corruption scandal of the first Fico government claim they are innocent. reports first case of measles2017-04-25T13:33:24ZThe 25-year-old Italian suffering from the disease studies in Košice. ignores anticorruption demands2017-04-25T12:51:30ZProtesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands. military convoy to drive through Slovakia2017-04-24T22:51:19ZThis summer, the USA military convoy will drive through Slovakia en route to NATO exercises. most homeless live in Ružinov borough2017-04-24T22:30:55ZAt least 2,064 homeless people live in the capital city. railway stations in southern Slovakia get bilingual signs2017-04-24T22:16:13ZGradually 55 bilingual signs will be installed by the end of September. about Tiso takes place in Nitra2017-04-24T17:42:20ZControversial historian invited to speak about Slovakia’s wartime president; Israeli Embassy condemns decision. More people trust whistleblower Hlávková than Foreign Ministry2017-04-24T14:36:22ZA survey shows that in the scandal concerning overpriced orders of the Slovak presidency of the Council of EU, public trust the whistleblower, Zuzana Hlávková, rather than the Foreign Ministry which organised them. follows ammunition theft, no results drawn yet2017-04-24T14:17:22ZThe theft in a Slovak army ammunition store in Trenčín provoked a thorough stocktaking in military stores; however, the army is not willing to specify if anything else is missing. Kiska uses train for first time2017-04-24T14:12:15ZAfter criticism from coalition MPs for flying and a troublesome car trip, Slovak President Kiska to commute to Bratislava by international train, boarding it in his hometown of Poprad. game does not exist and visa-free regime for Ukrainians is not a lie2017-04-24T13:19:15ZThe Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes from the past two weeks.’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia2017-04-24T06:30:00ZAre Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems. But the situation might be improving. of the week2017-04-21T06:30:00Z“You are asking this question based on what some 10,000 people demand, but what about the 350,000 people who gave him their preferential votes?” Ministry plans to buy 485 armoured vehicles2017-04-21T04:03:05ZPurchase will cost 1.2 billion euros. nurses earn less than 405 euros2017-04-21T03:56:28ZResearch showed, that nurses are not satisfied with their salaries. half of firm representatives still have no activated eID card2017-04-21T03:42:05ZThe approaching tourist season and applications for passports will prolong the waiting times. president unwilling to leave2017-04-21T03:36:26ZIf Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák decides to dismiss Police president Tibor Gašpar for political reasons, he will respect it. injured in accident blocking highway near Poprad2017-04-20T14:27:51ZStrong winds, snow, and accidents have left the highway still closed. blocks Kotleba’s official site2017-04-20T06:01:21ZSome previously blocked pages have been restored but many remain unavailable. surprised Bratislava2017-04-20T05:55:10ZThe weather will remain cold and windy in following days. reform can also come from below2017-04-19T15:38:20ZUS experts are expected to help with the new initiative aimed at searching for innovative educational projects. senate acquits controversial judge, again2017-04-19T13:05:47ZIt is already the third verdict issued in favour of ex-Supreme Court president Štefan Harabin. political party will emerge in Slovakia2017-04-19T13:01:13ZNon-affiliated MPs Miroslav Beblavý and Jozef Mihál say the new party may emerge by the end of this year; they have not specified its name yet. 5,000 marched against corruption2017-04-18T23:39:16ZThe secondary school students wanted to point to no solutions to big cases; they call for the dismissal of several representatives responsible for solving the corruption scandals. of students to be lost to brain drain2017-04-18T23:01:37ZA total of 18 universities and 489 students from various fields of study have participated in the survey. spring weather, Slovakia faces record cold and snow2017-04-18T22:57:55ZMarch and the first half of April were warm and mild but during Easter a cold spell began that took temperatures closer to the long term average. big fish are not in jail2017-04-18T15:54:41ZThe most infamous corruption cases have been halted by the offices of special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik and police chief Tibor Gašpar. technologies help monitor land slides and deformations2017-04-18T14:15:53ZA satellite is used to monitor the slope above Devínska street in Bratislava. of the Piťo gang confesses to murder2017-04-18T13:40:36ZHe also called on his accomplices to collaborate with the police. are expected to march against corruption2017-04-18T13:16:31ZThe protest march is also supported by President Andrej Kiska. grenade found in Bratislava during spring cleanup2017-04-17T22:03:48ZAnnouncements about finding old ammunition are quite common in Slovakia during spring work in fields. worked under influence of alcohol2017-04-14T00:01:32ZUniversity hospital in Bratislava fired the head of the surgery clinic. wrote “Jude raus“ on Pohoda festival office2017-04-13T23:48:16ZPolice are investigating the anti-semitic motto targeting the biggest music festival in Slovakia. traffic stopped between Trenčín and Nové Mesto nad Váhom2017-04-13T14:33:48ZOn a busy day over the Easter period, Maundy Thursday, railway traffic bringing passengers from all over Slovakia to their families was suspended. bias, two judges to decide on Mečiar amnesties anyway2017-04-13T14:30:54ZThe Constitutional Court has supported two of its judges who were connected in the past with the HZDS party and its chairman, Vladimír Mečiar, on the fate of whose amnesties they should decide - decided another judge connected to HZDS. to swear in new judges on April 242017-04-12T23:48:20ZAfter judges themselves complained about their numbers, President Andrej Kiska is set to appoint another group. has still not recovered from 'Captain' Danko2017-04-12T22:23:15ZThe Slovak National Party sticks with 10 percent of the vote; it was even overtaken by extremists. and Danko interfere with public-service media2017-04-12T17:50:11ZStatements by PM Robert Fico and Parliamentary Speaker Andrej Danko about the public-service broadcaster provoke press freedom concerns. will not found any party2017-04-12T13:21:19ZPresident Kiska also does not plan to run for parliament; the decision on his next presidential candidacy is not yet clear.č manipulated accounting books2017-04-12T13:12:56ZBut criminal prosecution was halted as the matter was time-barred. killed by excavator at highway construction site2017-04-12T06:00:36ZA car was crushed at the construction site of the longest D1 highway tunnel. who blocked ambulance is charged2017-04-12T05:40:33ZHe may face up to one year in prison for general endangerment. was digging in the ground, crying2017-04-11T14:41:30ZThe League Against Cancer helps people overcome cancer-related depression. and wife expecting third child2017-04-11T13:29:47ZThe child will be born in August. do not trust independence of courts2017-04-11T13:17:13ZAccording to an EU report, Slovakia show the least amount of trust in the independence of courts within the EU. meets representatives of Rule of Law initiative2017-04-10T20:52:05ZThree areas on which the initiative focuses are transparency and predictability of the legislative process, corruption, and transparent, effective judiciary. blocks main fanpage of the Kotleba's far-right ĽSNS party2017-04-10T20:24:18ZPeople report that Kotleba’s fanpages do not follow the social network's community guidelines. Richter untouched by no-confidence vote2017-04-10T13:48:05ZEven the scandal surrounding underage clients of the resocialisation centre did not prompt the ruling coalition MPs to vote to recall the Labour Minister. car journey of President Kiska shows risks2017-04-10T13:41:50ZAfter criticism from the interior minister, President Andrej Kiska made his first journey to his hometown of Poprad by car – but it turned out not to be as safe or cheap as the minister claimed. Roma played football match against diplomats2017-04-10T13:35:25ZDimplomats, MPs, and Roma came together on the field to play football and create new ties. service at Bratislava's immigration office on Tuesday2017-04-07T14:43:27ZBratislava's department of the foreigners' police will be out of service on April 11. Maidan will come after amnesties are scrapped is a hoax2017-04-07T12:40:43ZThis is the overview of hoaxes that appeared over the past week. Mars in 2030s?2017-04-07T12:14:51ZSlovak scientist Michaela Musilová, who has recently returned from her second simulated mission to Mars, says it is possible. face fines for improper use of 'Great Britain'2017-04-06T23:08:25ZThe Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Authority informed the media that fines can be up to €6600. decorate Slovakia to fight cancer2017-04-06T22:41:11ZFriday, April 7th belongs to oncology patients. University among 500 best universities2017-04-06T22:33:58ZIn comparison to last year university jumped by 12 places.'s bill banning mosques in Slovakia is rejected2017-04-05T23:18:38ZParliament turned down the bill proposing a ban on the building of mosques, filed by an opposition MP.čiar amnesties scrapped2017-04-05T18:28:09ZOut of the 144 MPs present,129 voted in favour of the resolution that cancels the controversial amnesties from the 1990s. Now it is the turn of the Constitutional Court to decide. grows between Kiska and ruling politicians2017-04-05T17:31:32ZPM Robert Fico and Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko shower criticism on Kiska over flights and Constitutional Court judges, Most-Híd stays away. President should stop private flights2017-04-05T14:22:43ZCoalition MPs officially ask the president to stop using government planes for private purposes, with a trip to Poland at the front and centre of the debate. will not apologise for attack2017-04-05T13:28:03ZAfter the October 2016 incident, the police want to share information on the high crime rate with the boys' parents . will protest against corruption2017-04-05T13:23:23ZNearly 7,000 people plan to attend the march, refusing help from politicians. standards in parliamentary discipline?2017-04-04T23:42:52ZCoalition MP receives a minimal fine while opposition MP is allegedly stringently punished. criticises media again2017-04-04T23:04:13ZThe prime minister considers the media environment distorted, he says they avoid positive news. Black Hawks to arrive in summer2017-04-04T14:00:22ZThe US military helicopters will land at the aircraft base in Prešov. judge succeeds in another disciplinary proceeding2017-04-04T13:50:22ZEx-Supreme Court president Štefan Harabin acquitted, but the decision is not valid yet. policemen get electric scooters in Bratislava2017-04-03T21:42:08ZThe capital city bought two electric scooters for €3,000.'s gambling ban will not be immediate2017-04-03T21:26:01ZThe last valid license will expire in 2021. signs Constitution amendment enabling revocation of amnesties2017-04-03T14:23:25ZAfter 20 years, justice may be served. got lost in Trenčín storage facility2017-04-03T14:10:54ZPart of the ammunition from a storage facility is missing, but the Defence Ministry is just releasing minimum information to prevent public panic.čiar amnesties go to Mečiar people2017-04-03T10:07:05ZPerpetrators involved in the abduction of Michal Kováč Jr. could get from five to 12 years behind bars. is a paradise of hoaxes, here are the most absurd ones2017-03-31T16:33:01ZThe recently deceased David Rockefeller dominated the realm of hoaxes over the past week. has forbidden gambling in the city2017-03-30T22:45:28ZThe Entertainment and Games Association (AZaH) considers the vote to be illegal. amends constitution to scrap immoral amnesties2017-03-30T22:30:51ZPresident Andrej Kiska has 15 days to sign it into law or exercise a veto. turns down amendment to State Citizenship Act2017-03-29T22:54:00ZThe situation in which Slovaks are stripped of their citizenship if they accept the citizenship of any other country (with a few exceptions) will continue, as parliament refused a draft bill amending it. is not about business, health minister says2017-03-29T13:35:40ZExperts point to the need to raise awareness about mandatory vaccination. vehicle Božena will help suppress demonstrations2017-03-29T13:24:53ZThe vehicle has been recently noticed by several foreign media outlets. and legislation play into the hands of prosecuted businessman2017-03-28T23:49:26ZInterior Minister Robert Kaliňák is again facing suspicions that he has been helping prosecuted businessman Ladislav Bašternák. committee to deal with Kiska's trip to Poland2017-03-28T23:16:07ZParliamentary committee for incompatibility of functions scrutinises the trip of President Andrej Kiska to Poland in early March, in response to claims that he took his daughter Natália and other private individuals with him on a government aircraft.č is close to losing his mandate2017-03-28T22:31:57ZThe OĽaNO-NOVA chair has already received fines for not halting his business licence; now he may become the first MP to lose his parliamentary seat. employees to be more corruption-resistant2017-03-28T22:13:25ZEthics watchdog Transparency International Slovensko wants to teach civil servants how to report corruption and improve the protection of whistleblowers. the amnesties to be discussed in fast-track proceeding2017-03-28T14:16:30ZThe government proposal may be adopted on March 30. should unite to make a difference2017-03-28T14:09:51ZThe Slovak Chamber of Teachers calls for more activity on the occasion of Teachers’ Day that falls on March 28. were joking before the trip, women from the first transport to Auschwitz recall2017-03-27T23:24:38ZOn March 25, Slovakia marked 75 years since the first transport of Jews to the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz. MP sued for statements2017-03-27T22:56:07ZThe submitters point to the allegiance to neo-Nacism; but ĽSNS MP Milan Uhrík sees no reason for submitting the complaint. television recommends Islam is a hoax2017-03-27T22:07:38ZHere is the overview of the hoaxes and fake news that appeared on the internet over the past week.íd, SNS boycott TV debate because of ĽSNS attendance2017-03-27T14:49:46ZThe MP and ĽSNS vice-chair claimed he wasn't able to evaluate the Jewish transports during WWII as he is not a historian. 75th anniversary of first Jewish transport in Slovakia commemorated2017-03-27T14:03:51ZDuring a day of commemorative events, Kiska reminded us that for evil to prevail it is enough that good people do nothing.